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Encyclopedia > Ulnar styloid process
Bone: Ulnar styloid process
Bones of left forearm. Anterior aspect. (Styloid process of ulna labeled at bottom left.)
Latin processus styloideus ulnae
Gray's subject #52 218
Dorlands/Elsevier p_34/12667674

The styloid process of the ulna projects from the medial and back part of the bone; it descends a little lower than the head, and its rounded end affords attachment to the ulnar collateral ligament of the wrist-joint. // The Human Forearm The forearm is the structure on the upper limb, between the elbow and the wrist. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... The ulna (Elbow Bone) [Figs. ... Tommy John surgery, known by doctors as ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (or UCL), is a surgical procedure in which a ligament in the elbow is replaced with a tendon or ligament from elsewhere in the body (often the forearm, hamstring or wrist). ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ...


The head is separated from the styloid process by a depression for the attachment of the apex of the triangular articular disk, and behind, by a shallow groove for the tendon of the Extensor carpi ulnaris. Extensor carpi ulnaris is a muscle, located in the forearm of humans that acts to extend and adduct the wrist. ...


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